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Tue. 29 August 2017

FIFA/CIES University Network Alumni participates in the 29th Summer Universiade

University Sport South Africa (USSA) has appointed Matsobane Lewatle Laka as  Chef de Mission  for the 29th Summer Universiade. The event is currently taking place in Taipei.

Matsobane, who participated in the 8th edition of the FIFA/CIES Executive Programme in Sports Management organised in cooperation with Nelson Mandela University, is leading the South African delegation which comprises no less than 180 members. The athletes will be in Taipei until the end of August in order to represent their nation’s flag in 10 different sporting competitions.

USSA’s objectives are clear. Sportsmen and sportswomen shall defend titles, achieve personal best performances and break records. It is essential to continue to develop towards future World Championships and Olympic Games.

Our congratulations to Matsobane, along with our best wishes for the South African participants.